Category: Arts/Culture/Entertainment

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Dancing alone together

Dances are made in time and space, a minute or an hour in a dancer’s life never to be seen ...

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Lyric, Goodman, Steppenwolf, and CSO face the music

After the crushing decision last month to cancel its long-awaited Ring Cycle, Lyric Opera today announced that the rest of ...

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Holding it together during the quarantine

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been overwhelmed with the creativity of Chicagoans spreading news, arts, music, and wellness. Staying ...

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Social Distance Gallery highlights student artists

click to enlarge MFA student Mary Gring’s thesis project, “Disintegration/The Cure,” is a multimedia installation that looks at self-care through ...

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Chicago History Museum keeps the virtual lights on

At this outlier moment in our history, every story is about coronavirus—even last week’s perfectly staid announcement that Chicago History ...

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Lou Conte Dance Studio closes after 46 years

Lou Conte teaching at the 218 S. Wabash studio location. Courtesy of Lou Conte Dance Studio A studio, in its ...

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All your home’s a stage

I’m compiling this list of online theater options on World Theatre Day, which feels more than a little ironic. Theaters ...

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Stuart Gordon, legend of off-Loop theater and horror films, dies at 72

When current mystery novelist and former Reader theater critic Lenny Kleinfeld (aka Bury St. Edmund) first met Stuart Gordon in ...

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COVID-19 has Chicago theater down, but not out

Dear Chicago Theater Community, This was not an easy article to write. I recently had the pleasure of being part ...

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Nora Dunn on our first and worst presidents

Two weeks ago, Saturday Night Live alum and west-side native Nora Dunn was in rehearsals at Steppenwolf for the title ...

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